Thursday, 27 September 2012

How to make popup menu in VB 6.0

Popup menu is menu which appeared when we right click from mouse
on a form. You can see it when you right click on desktop a menu appeared
which is pop menu.
There're many uses of popup menu in windows development
Popup menu provide many flexible option front of user its really make
an application more user friendly because user choose their option frequently

   as you can see in image that you must make a menu and make it visible property false
otherwise it'll not appear on form.
You have to visible it on mouse right click . So we can use form mouse up event.
For Detect right click button of mouse you can use Button value which initialize by event handler
if button value is 2 then its rdenotes right click otherwise 1 if user clicked on left button
Now you can make its visibility true as in code....

Private Sub Form_MouseUp(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
    If Button = 2 Then
        PopupMenu mnedit
    End If
End Sub